Friday, November 14, 2008

Thanksgiving Blessing Snack Mix

A cute favor to give your guests to serve as a reminder of exactly what the Thanksgiving holidays are all about.
A cute favor to give your guests to serve as a reminder of exactly what the Thanksgiving holidays are all about.

Thanksgiving Blessing Snack Mix

I had been a great fan of the now defunct website Organized Christmas for years and ran across this recipe for a great - and meaningful - holiday snack mix. Thankfully I had saved it on my computer back in '02!

Mix some up as favors for each of your Thanksgiving guests. You'll have to do a search for printable tags on the net though since that site is now gone, but you should be able to locate one, or use the elements below to make your own.

Here's the mix.

And the meaning.
Bugles: Shaped like a cornucopia, it's a symbol of our nation's abundance.

Pretzels: Arms folded in prayer, a freedom sought by those who founded our country.

Candy corn: Sacrifices of the Pilgrims' first winter. Food was so scarce that settlers survived on just a few kernels of corn a day.

Nuts or seeds: Promise of a a future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.

Dried fruits: Harvest gifts of our bountiful land.

M&Ms: Memories of those who came before us to guide us to a blessed future.

Hershey's Kiss: The love of family and friends that sweetens our lives.

Preprinted blessing tags are available at Etsy, or search online for current sites offering free printable "Thanksgiving Blessing Mix Tags." 

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Add some of your own conversation starters to the treat bag to get the dinner conversation going!

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Posted by on November 14, 2008

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